Holding the Fort

Holding the Fort Written by: Regina Jennings Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Month, Year: December, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Regina Jennings: Dance hall singer Louisa Bell has always lived one step from destitution. When she loses her job at the Cat-Eye Saloon, she has nowhere else to go but to her brother, a cavalry soldier…

Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters Written by: Susan May Warren Publisher: Revell Month, Year: January, 2018 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Susan May Warren: Billionaire Ian Shaw can have everything he wants–except a happy ending. Or at least that’s what it feels like with his fortune recently liquidated, his niece, Esme, still missing, and the…

Out of the Ordinary + Giveaway

About the Book Out of the Ordinary Written by: Jen Turano Publisher: Bethany House Month, Year: November, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N Working as a paid companion may be quite commonplace, but Miss Gertrude Cadwalader’s eccentric employer makes her job unpredictable, to say the least. She finds herself carrying out an array of highly unusual tasks, including wearing…

Magnolia Storms

Magnolia Storms Written by: Janet W. Ferguson Publisher: Southern Sun Press LLC Month, Year: September 15, 2017 Amazon | B+N A brief summary from Janet W. Ferguson: Maggie Marovich couldn’t save her father or her home from Hurricane Katrina, but she’s dedicated her life to meteorology so she can warn others when the monster storms approach. Except…she…

The Pretender

The Pretender Written by: Ta’Mara Hanscom Publisher: Reata Publishing Month, Year: December, 2010 Amazon A brief summary from Litfuse: Set in South Dakota in 1975, where eighteen-year-olds could order 3.2 beer in a bar, and loaded guns were kept under the counter. Frankie Valli sang “My Eyes Adored You,” and American soldiers returning from Vietnam struggled with…

Liar’s Winter

Liar’s Winter Written by: Cindy K. Sproles Publisher: Kregel Publications Month, Year: August 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Cindy K. Sproles: Lochiel Ogle was born with a red-wine birthmark–and it put her life in jeopardy from the moment she entered the world. Mountain folks called it “the mark of the devil,” and for all the evil…

With You Always

With You Always Written by: Jody Hedlund Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Month, Year: June, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Jody Hedlund: When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She’s had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children’s Aid…

Monday Reads + Giveaway Announcement

Good Morning Friends!! Its a beautiful fall-ish morning here in North Carolina!  But, as much as I long to, I know better than to bring out my sweaters and boots just yet, mainly because later this week will be in the 80s again. Sigh. I’m so ready for cooler temperatures, ya know? Realizing I haven’t…

The Road to Paradise

The Road to Paradise Written by: Karen Barnett Publisher: Waterbrook Press Month, Year: June 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Waterbrook Multnomah: An ideal sanctuary and a dream come true–that’s what Margaret Lane feels as she takes in God’s gorgeous handiwork in Mount Rainier National Park. It’s 1927 and the National Park Service is in its…

Ending Fear + Scavenger Hunt

Ending Fear Written by: Deanna Fugett Publisher: Love 2 Read Love 2 Write Publishing Month, Year: July 18, 2017 Amazon | B+N A brief summary from Deanna Fugett:  Fourteen-year-old Fear learns she was a parachute baby, dumped over the edge of the Gliding Lands as an infant. Fascinated by the floating cities in the sky before,…